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The girls varsity lacrosse team plays Tam on the new Ghilloti field.

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Scientists engineer first functional chromosome with help from high school students

Three high school students assisted researchers at Johns Hopkins University in a scientific breakthrough this March. They successfully redesigned a fully functional chromosome in brewer’s yeast, a first time accomplishment in a complex organism with a cell nucleus. In a recent Bark interview, Dr. Jef Boeke, the head of the research team, said that this […]

The Redwood and Ingraham bands prepare to play Foundry

Redwood band performs alongside Seattle high schoolers

Redwood’s Symphonic Band welcomed the band from Ingraham High School for a joint concert on Thursday night. Ingraham, a school in Seattle, arrived in the Bay Area on Thursday and attended an orchestra clinic at UCSF before performing at Redwood that night. “Their director contacted me saying that they’d be in the area,” Advanced Band […]

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Sports Spotlight: Laret eyes excellence

Parker Laret is untouchable. As a sophomore, he is among the MCAL leaders in every offensive statistical category, a resume that includes a league leading two home runs and a gaudy slugging percentage of .724. But he’s not satisfied. “I want to lead the league in every statistical category,” he said recently. “I want to […]

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Strong defense keeps girls’ soccer in playoff hunt

Finishing. It’s an immeasurable skill with very quantifiable results. The action requires an aggressive and confident mentality that is present in nearly every championship team in every sport. And, finishing—both games and shots—has plagued the girls’ varsity soccer team this year without graduated MCAL First-Team forward Olivia Kontinnen. “In the majority of our games, we’ve […]

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Transfer students prepare to jump in pool

After transferring from University High School in San Francisco this fall, junior Edward Peterson and sophomore Emilio De Somma are biding their time until the April 7th deadline when they can begin competing in dual meets. Although Peterson has not yet swum a second in a Redwood uniform, he has been training with the North […]

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Redwood band performs alongside Seattle high schoolers

Redwood’s Symphonic Band welcomed the band from Ingraham High School for a joint concert on Thursday night. Ingraham, a school in Seattle, arrived in the Bay Area on Thursday and attended an orchestra clinic at UCSF before performing at Redwood that night. “Their director contacted me saying that they’d be in the area,” Advanced Band […]

Sports


Boys’ lacrosse remains undefeated in league play

With an undefeated league record to go with strong non-league performances, the boys’ varsity lacrosse team appears poised for an MCAL pennant and a deep NCS playoff run. The Giants (10-4 overall, 6-0 in MCAL) are tied for first place in the league with fellow undefeated squad Novato (7-3, 5-0), who provided the lone hiccup […]

Opinion


Lack of leisure reading negates rise of new authors

I’ve been telling people that I want to be an author when I grow up since the fourth grade when, instead of doing daily journal entries, I compiled a 140 page story about an astronaut whose ship veers sharply off course and crash lands on a planet governed by warring anthropomorphic superpowers. Writing a book […]

Culture


Peace, love, unity, and raves

Part I: Taking a step out of the darkness and into one bright night with three ravers We all could feel the energy as we walked inside—an electricity pulsed through the air, and the scantily clad strangers milling around seemed to feed off of each other like a wildfire. “Every rave is one big adventure,” […]

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Pharell’s new album cements his place in pop

        Absence is not a concept Pharrell Williams seems kin to. It’s been 8 years since his first and most recent solo LP , 2006’s, In My Mind, was released, but since his career began he’s had guest appearances on 39 songs, and released 44 singles. Needless to say, Mr. Williams has […]